CRIW Conference

Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey, Organizers

October 16-17, 2015

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 16
9:45 am
Mary Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
John Fernald, INSEAD
Bart Hobijn, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Outlook for Labor Quality Growth in the US
10:20 am
Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University
Mun Ho, Resources for the Future
Jon Samuels, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth
1:30 pm
Maury Gittleman, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Kristen Monaco, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nicole Nestoriak, Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Requirements of Jobs: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey
3:15 pm
Stijn Broecke, OECD
Glenda Quintini, OECD
Marieke Vandeweyer, KU Leuven

Wage Inequality and Cognitive Skills: Re-Opening the Debate
4:00 pm
Robert G. Valletta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Recent Flattening in the Higher Education Wage Premium: Polarization, Deskilling, or Both?
Saturday, October 17
1:00 pm
Grey Gordon, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Aaron Hedlund, Purdue University

Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition
1:45 pm
Edward N. Wolff, New York University and NBER

School Spending and Student Performance in OECD Countries, 1998-2011